VAN GOGH FROM THE CARPATIAS
BORN IN 1953
Originating from existential vicissitudes, the pictorial work of
Mr. Simion Muntean reveals to us the drama and struggles of a life
burdened by the harshness of the battle in the arena where the weak, in
their vast majority, allow themselves to be overwhelmed by the strong.
His restless retrospective exposed with the virtuosity with which the
arc of his brush cuts the chords of a suffering chromaticism marked by
an early flagellated destiny in the chord.
Painting canvas treatment
24 octombrie 1953
The search is the virtue with which this striver tries to relieve his
If he was weak or strong, maybe only posterity, the implacable
imprinting machine of time, will determine. One thing is worthy of
recognition, that he did not give up neither when he was weak nor when
he was strong and at the balance between the two states that came close
to half a century of struggle, the drama of passion raged.
symphony in which the play of color spots, the immortal waltz that
wanders the eye, sliding it on the labyrinthine mixture of states
visualized in the cough stretched hard on the naked and fragile thigh of
the linen cloth, this brutal and erotic game of color fascinated the
imagination making it run restlessly like a river springing from the
brush of an eternally restless. A flow of exhaustion that flows slowly
in the sea of silence, healing through exercise the state of struggle,
of the existential crisis of this dramatic painter.
The image of an
interior, of an interior where the volcano of daily boiling sometimes
erupts with the intensity of a cyclopean force. The waste of color in
the scattering of a whole that gradually found itself in detail,
fragment by fragment, idea by idea, sunset with sunrise, death with
This is Simion Muntean, from a family of 10 brothers, born in Oncestii
- Visual art - Gh Chivu from Sighetul Marmatiei with a duration of 3 years.
- Own visual art school lasting 2 years.
- ,,Faculty of Theology _Visual Art - University of Pitesti ,,
- Master; Conservation and restoration of Works of Art (movable and fixed)
- year 2006, with a duration of 30 days, in the "Millennium" hall, Baia Mare
- the year 2008, with a duration of 30 days, in the hall "Millennium" BaiaMare - Organized antiques fairs;
Bontida, Cluj Napoca, Negreni, Bucharest, Târgu Mureș, Oradea
INTERESTING -------------------- EXHIBITION FOR SALE ------------------------
During October 21, 22, 23, 2022, Exhibition at PARALLAX ART FAIR (LONDON)
The works of art that will be exhibited and purchased by collectors, from the stand named MUNTEAN; are visible on the website www.smuntean.com